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Marine Sanctuaries

A Marine Protected Area is a section of ocean where a Government has placed limits on human activity. Sanctuary waters may provide a secure habitat for endangered species. There are a total of 31 MPAs in India primarily in marine environment, which covers a total of 6271.2 sq km. with an average size of 202.1 sq km.

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